The ongoing tension between the Taliban and Pakistan has now turned violent. Clashes broke out again at the key Chaman-Spin Boldak border between border forces of Afghanistan and Pakistan, leaving one dead and several injured.
After the Taliban rule in Afghanistan, its relationship with Pakistan is witnessing a steady decline. The ongoing tension between the Taliban and Pakistan has now turned violent. Clashes broke out again at the key Chaman-Spin Boldak border between border forces of Afghanistan and Pakistan, leaving one dead and over a dozen injured. Pakistani official has given this information. Although the spokesman of the Afghan police has not said anything on this whole matter. However, both sides are blaming each other for instigating the clash.
Attack during border fence repairZahid Saleem, a Balochistan provincial official, told news agency Reuters that the two sides had clashed on Sunday as well, in which a part of the border fence was damaged and Pakistan’s army was repairing the same. , Only then on behalf of Afghanistan on Pakistani army on Thursday was attacked. However, the police spokesman of Afghanistan refused to say anything on this whole sequence of events. Salim, Additional Chief Secretary of the province, said that mortar shells fired from Afghanistan fell on civilian settlements in Pakistan.
One civilian killed, 12 injured
A local official in the Pakistani border area said that a civilian was killed by a mortar fired by Afghanistan into Pakistan, while 12 other civilians, including women and children, were injured in the attack. He further said that the skirmish between the two sides is still going on.
Decades old border dispute between the two countries
It is known that there is a border dispute between the two countries Afghanistan and Pakistan for decades. The Chaman crossing remained closed for several days due to border skirmishes between the two sides last month as well. Chaman-Spin Boldak is the second busiest crossing between the two countries and through this route important goods move from outside Afghanistan.